First record of the hoverfly genus Spilomyia Meigen (Diptera: Syrphidae) for Pakistan

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Muhammad Asghar Hassan
Imran Bodlah
Riaz Hussain
Azan Karam
Azaz Ahmad


The genus Spilomyia Meigen, 1803 along with Spilomyia manicata (Rondani, 1865) are recorded for the first time from Swat valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. The diagnostic characters with photographs and distribution map of this rarely known species from Pakistan and its neighboring countries are provided.

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